The ICT Start-Up Program allows senior management and key staff of a foreign business to travel to Canada on a temporary basis to open a new office and begin doing business.
When applying for an ICT Start-Up visa, applicants must demonstrate their company’s ability to become established in Canada, which includes:
Employees being transferred through the ICT Start-Up program must fall under one of two categories:
The ICT Start-Up program provides a one-year temporary work permit. Renewal of this type of permit is conditional to the company fulfilling three major factors: